Benny Arrowood, age 59, formerly of Toccoa, passed away July 17, 2017.
A son of Mary Arrowood Smith of Toccoa and the late Tom Arrowood, he was born June 29, 1958, in Beaufort, South Carolina. He was a 1976 graduate of Stephens County High School where he was Senior Class President, President of the Key Club, and an Indian football player. He was a 1980 graduate of the University of Georgia where he received an undergraduate degree in History. Ben later earned a degree in Nursing and worked many years for Athens Regional Hospital and Landmark Hospital of Athens, Georgia.
In addition to his mother, survivors include three children, Stephanie Arrowood Garman, Keith Arrowood and Molly Kate Arrowood; brother, Buz Arrowood and sister, Beth Arrowood Brown; brother-in-law, Tyke Brown; one grandson, Cash Garman; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter Ashley Arrowood.
Memorial services will be Thursday, July 20, 2017, 2:00 PM at the Chapel of Lord and Stephens East, Athens, Georgia. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home East of Athens, Georgia in charge of arrangements of Hollis Benedict "Benny" Arrowood.
This announcement is courtesy of Acree-Davis Funeral Home.